AnAge entry for Furcifer labordi

Classification (HAGRID: 02950)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Chamaeleonidae
                    Genus: Furcifer
Species
Furcifer labordi
Common name
Labord's chameleon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
0.4 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1077
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One of the shortest-lived vertebrates, these animals have an annual lifecycle in that they incubate for 8-9 months, grow rapidly and reach sexual maturity in about 2 months and then a population-wide adult death is observed within 2-3 months; possible signs of ageing prior to death included a worsening body condition and loss of body mass [1077].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
60 days
Male sexual maturity
60 days
Incubation
260 days
Clutch size
11 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 715204
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Taxonomy ID 143473
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